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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry (Biochemistry or Cell Biology) - 47908 in St. Louis, Missouri

Post Doc Instructions

Please do not submit an application to this posting. To apply for this postdoctoral research opportunity, follow the directions below in “Applicant Special Instructions”.

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Chemistry. This position is for the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

Biochemistry or Cell Biology Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Jackrel Lab is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to join our lab. Research in the lab focuses on protein folding and misfolding using yeast, pure protein, and cellular models of disease with a primary focus on neurodegeneration. We take an interdisciplinary approach to better understand factors that regulate protein misfolding, how protein misfolding contributes to disease, and how protein misfolding can be reversed with protein disaggregases (Jackrel, et al., Cell, 2014 and please see: https://sites.wustl.edu/jackrel/ for more information).

Required Qualifications

We are looking for recent PhD graduates in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Genetics, Neuroscience, or a related area.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

This position is available immediately with funding anticipated for several years from a newly awarded NIH grant. Interested applicants should email Meredith Jackrel (mjackrel@wustl.edu) with a file containing a CV, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemistry (Biochemistry or Cell Biology) - 47908

Job ID: 47908

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular